Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being lowly in mind or disposition; freedom from pride; humility.
  • noun Low state or condition; abjectness; meanness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being lowly; humility; humbleness of mind.
  • noun Low condition, especially as to manner of life.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The property of being lowly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation

Etymologies

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lowly +‎ -ness

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